The newly established service-to-humanity-based club, Ikorodu Oga Lions Club, under the district 404A1 Nigeria wing came into existence on the 12th of December 2022 at the Oluwatoyin Lions activity centre (OLAC).
The charter club, intended for setting already ascertained precedents to elevate and better the lives of less privileged individuals around its proxy community, officially leagues up among existing clubs bidding to impact lives around the waterbed region.
With families, well-wishers, friends and other club members and executives present, Lion Elizabeth Adejoke Soyebi, NLCF, became the first charter president of the club.
Topping off her 19 members to structure up the fresh club, the forerunner president was Installed by Lion Anogwi Anyanwu, District Governor 404A1.
Counting it a great honour bestowed on her as the 1st President of Ikorodu Oga Lions Club, Lion Soyebi conveyed her gratitude to the Zone 5A chairperson, Lion Adefunke Oluranti Esan NLCF, for her courage and support.
She further expressed her fondness towards Lion Olokunola Taofik NLCF, Lion Shogo Oloshunde NLCF, including others who stood by her as guiding Lions in accepting the presidential mantle.
Proclaiming her position as a great call to serve humanity and to further broaden the club’s motto (When there’s a need, there’s a lion), Lion Soyebi, in her installation address implores members not to relent in their services to humanity.
Explaining that her intended projection which runs till Mid-2023 will see to the Renovation of a Public Primary School toilet here in Ikorodu.
She continued, “We’ll embark on the Provision of Clean water supply through a borehole for another secondary school in Ikorodu”.
“We’re also working on donating food items to the elderly, the aged and the less privileged in our community”.
Requesting support from notable bodies to live up to expectations, Lion Soyebi elucidated that her club will thrive based on the unconditional support obtained, asserting that her tenure is poised to set a successful roadmap for subsequent leaderships.
The memorable investiture was graced by notable personalities; Lion Engr H.O.B Lawal, Past International Director, Bldr Sesan Daini, Executive Chairman, Igbogbo Baiyeku LCDA, Lion Ahmed Ajayi, Past President, Ikorodu Metro Lions Club, Lion David Akinosho, Charter President of Ikorodu Peculiar Lions club among others.